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Chickpea Curry, Pen and Pencil, Ancoats and Northern Quarter Cookbook

Scran: Chickpea Curry from the Ancoats and Northern Quarter Cookbook

August 28, 2018 Comments Off on Scran: Chickpea Curry from the Ancoats and Northern Quarter Cookbook

Featuring more than 20 restaurants from top food venues in the Manchester neighbourhoods of Ancoats and the Northern Quarter, the Ancoats and Northern Quarter Cookbook is a feast of recipes with all profits going to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity.

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Afternoon Tea, The Lowry Hotel

Food Review: Afternoon Tea, The Lowry Hotel, Salford

August 27, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Afternoon Tea, The Lowry Hotel, Salford

Afternoon tea is the new lunch, at least it is at The Lowry Hotel. In what could be a Brexit-inspired assertion of National Standards, they’ve abolished that continental invention, the two-hour lunch – except on Sundays, of course – and brought back Afternoon Tea.

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Food Review: Tast Catala, King Street, Manchester

July 24, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Tast Catala, King Street, Manchester

It is Wednesday July 18, midday on a very hot day, seven hours away from the semi-final against Croatia and I’m at the press opening of the keenly awaited Tast Catala on Manchester’s King Street.

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Food Review: Mr White’s English Chophouse, Manchester

July 5, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Mr White’s English Chophouse, Manchester

Manchester city centre already has its fair share of Chop Houses what with Sam’s, Mr Thomas’s and the Albert Square one, but Mr White’s English Chophouse is a different proposition unrelated to them.

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Salt House Tapas

Food Review: Salt House Tapas, Liverpool

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Salt House Tapas, Liverpool

“Tapas is all about context.”

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Palestinian Braised Spiced Chicken Pie

Feasts from the Middle East: Palestinian Braised Spiced Chicken Pie (Moussakhan)

June 25, 2018 Comments Off on Feasts from the Middle East: Palestinian Braised Spiced Chicken Pie (Moussakhan)

Tony Kitous, founder of Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanaisshares delicious recipes from his new cookbook Feasts from the Middle East

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Food Review: Tre Ciccio, Altrincham

June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Tre Ciccio, Altrincham

It’s a testament to Altrincham’s recent resurgence as a culinary hub that it can now support a whole range of decent restaurants offering cuisine of all kinds, from French and Thai to Indian and Lebanese.

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Lunya

Food Review: Lunya, Manchester

June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Lunya, Manchester

We’ve all done it. Looked longingly at a menu and thought, “I could eat all of that”. The beauty of this tapas-style feast is, you can.

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Food Review: Blanchflower, Altrincham

June 12, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Blanchflower, Altrincham

The main drag in Altrincham has changed in a big way.

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Green Lentil & Rice Salad

Feasts from the Middle East: Green Lentil & Rice Salad (Moudardara)

June 10, 2018 Comments Off on Feasts from the Middle East: Green Lentil & Rice Salad (Moudardara)

Tony Kitous, founder of Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanaisshares delicious recipes from his new cookbook Feasts from the Middle East.

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